The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 139 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.031% 0.036% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£180 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
358 314 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.22% 11.38% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 174 90
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.13 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the Scotland region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £180 - 1
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) JPA
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) HttpUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Alterian